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– Tory Burch and Roger Farah Form Executive Directors Office to Oversee the Company’s Global Growth Strategy –

NEW YORK - Thursday, September 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tory Burch, LLC, today announced it has named Roger Farah co-Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Farah and Ms. Burch will also establish an Executive Directors Office (EDO), a newly formed management group made up of Brigitte Kleine, Robert Isen, Roger Farah and Tory Burch to lead and oversee the management of the company. Ms. Kleine will remain President of Tory Burch, LLC and will join the Board of Directors. Mr. Farah has also been appointed to the Board of Directors. Ms. Burch will retain her role as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Isen will retain his role as a member of the Board and continues as President of Business Development and Chief Legal Officer.

Mr. Farah’s previous experience with large international brands will strategically complement the business ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany. - Friday, September 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

• Nintedanib*, when added to docetaxel, is the first lung cancer treatment to have provided over one year overall survival for patients with advanced adenocarcinoma, after first-line chemotherapy

• Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of lung cancer and nintedanib* has demonstrated the first advancement in overall survival benefit for this patient population in over a decade

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For media outside UK and US only

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion for the approval of nintedanib* (suggested brand name Vargatef®) in combination with docetaxel for the treatment of adult patients with locally advanced, metastatic or locally recurrent non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) of adenocarcinoma tumour histology after first-line chemotherapy.< ... Read more »

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RICHARDSON, Texas - Friday, September 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mavenir Systems® (NYSE:MVNR), a leading provider of software-based networking solutions, announced today that its 4G LTE software solutions enable mobile operators to disrupt OTT applications by leveraging Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and launch innovative new services such as HD Voice, Wi-Fi Calling and Video Calling, that are natively supported on the latest generation of 4G LTE devices.

“Multiple smartphone vendors, such as Samsung and Apple, are introducing new devices that natively support the advanced services enabled by our technology,” said Pardeep Kohli, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mavenir Systems. “This is a key milestone in a maturing 4G LTE device ecosystem that will embolden mobile operators to compete with and disrupt popular OTT service providers.”

A second disruptive element is the introduction of seamless mobility as a new feature ... Read more »

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Professionals on the Go Can Share Multimedia and Virtual Paperwork on Projectors and Monitors for Ultimate Productivity

ANTA CLARA, Calif - Thursday, September 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. announced that the newly released BlackBerry Passport features a built-in SlimPort® interface solution, which allows it to connect to boardroom projectors and large screen displays for a seamless high-definition viewing experience.

Designed from the ground up with the working professional in mind, the BlackBerry Passport with its 1,440 x 1,440 4.5-inch screen provides more viewing area for spreadsheets and data and features the same resolution as Full HD-equipped phablets. SlimPort display-out further expands the smartphone’s usefulness in the work environment, increasing user productivity and enabling a collaborative working experience through an easy, fast and reliable high resolution connection between the phone and th ... Read more »

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SPARTANBURG, S.C - Thursday, September 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE) AFL, a global provider of fiber optic solutions, announces that Phil Edwards has joined AFL as president of EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa). Edwards will be responsible for leading AFL’s business strategy and operations in the EMEA region, and building the infrastructure needed to support growth for AFL.
“AFL recognizes a tremendous opportunity to build our business in the EMEA region. Bringing Phil on board adds a proven leader to our team, and positions us to take full advantage of the market opportunities. His background and experiences in telecom industry is truly impressive and I am pleased to have Phil join our leadership team,” said Jody Gallagher, president and CEO of AFL.
Edwards served as the Group President of Draka Communications at Draka Holding N.V. prior to its merger with Prysmian Group in 2011 when he was appointed to the position of Executive Vice P ... Read more »

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The 3rd generation of ZC Mobile, the mobile version of the ZC Web vendor management system, is now available on Google Play and the App Store

ORLANDO, Fla. - Thursday, September 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In the 3rd generation release of ZC Mobile, ZeroChaos has extended and enhanced the usability and functionality of its app even further for their Apple and Android users, globally.

Vendor management systems are tools that help companies manage their outside labor and service vendors. “ZeroChaos knows that for its audiences of customers, staffing suppliers, and contract resources, work doesn’t end at their desk. That’s why our focus since 2011 has been to enable our customers anytime, anywhere they may be,” says Gary Flowers, CIO of ZeroChaos.

The third generation of ZC Mobile offers broad functionality, including:

    Enhanced requisition and timesheet management
    ... Read more »

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ESSCIRC 2014

TOKYO. - Saturday, September 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)  Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has developed an extremely low-power 2.4 GHz Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO) for low-power wireless systems, such as Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE). Low-voltage operation below the threshold voltage of the transistor is achieved by combining the features of a class-D VCO and dynamic control technique of the supply voltage. The power consumption of the VCO is reduced to one-fifth to one-tenth compared to the conventional one. Toshiba presented the VCO in European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC) in Venice, Italy, on September 24th 2014.

Recently, applications of wireless communication have widened to include sport, fitness, healthcare, watches and more. As these applications often assume long-life operation with low-capacity batteries, such as a coin cell battery and energy harvester, extremely low-power ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, September 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yesterday, on the day of the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit, Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO), the leading innovator in out-of-home advertising, launched an outdoor campaign with climate leadership group C40 Cities to raise awareness of the role of cities in combatting climate change.

The ads, connecting citizens to the work of C40, are displayed on CCO’s flagship inventory in Times Square during the UN Climate Change Summit, with CCO donating the space.

By showing the campaign in one of the world’s most famous symbols of urban and commercial vitality, both organizations are demonstrating their commitment to connecting with urban citizens. This is a thought-provoking and impactful campaign, and the result of a global NGO and global commercial enterprise coming together to show citizens that ensuring cities are sustainable is pivotal to combating climate change.

William Ecc ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Saturday, September 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    LUX-Lung 8 trial met its primary endpoint of improving progression-free survival in patients treated with afatinib* versus erlotinib after failure of first-line, platinum-based chemotherapy, reducing the risk of disease progression by 18%
    Overall rate of severe adverse events (≥ grade 3) was comparable between both therapies
    Limited treatment options currently exist for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung, which represents approximately 30% of all non-small cell lung cancer cases with only about 15% of patients surviving for five years or longer

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For Ex-US and Ex-UK Media Only

Phase III data from Boehringer Ingelheim’s LUX-Lung 8 trial, the first study to directly compare the efficacy of two different targeted agents in patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the lung, dem ... Read more »

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CLARENCE, N.Y. - Thursday, September 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT:XXII) announced today that the Center for Tobacco Products (“CTP”) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has granted the Company a meeting on November 12, 2014 to discuss the further development of the Company’s potential modified risk tobacco product, code-named BRAND B (“BB-1”), which is a cigarette that is designed to provide an exceptionally low tar-to-nicotine yield ratio. As compared to other commercial low-yield cigarettes, the only differentiating factor of the BB-1 cigarette is that 22nd Century’s proprietary high-nicotine tobacco is used, which tobacco is planted, grown, harvested, cured, and processed in exactly the same manner as conventional commercial tobacco.

Pursuant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 (“Tobacco Control Act”), the Company i ... Read more »

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